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  • Shortage of folic acid drugs endangers health of newborns

    KARACHI: City markets have been facing an acute shortage of the low-cost folic acid drugs for the past two months, a situation that could potentially endanger health of newborns, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Among other health benefits, according to experts, folic acid (a type of B vitamin), is particularly important in women of childbearing age as its deficiency during pregnancy can cause birth defects...

  • Pakistan passes anti-honour killings and anti-rape bills

    ISLAMABAD: A joint session of the Parliament unanimously approved anti-honour killing and anti-rape bills moved by PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar on Thursday...

    Before moving the Anti-Rape Bill, Babar informed the joint session: "The bill will prove to be effective in curbing rape cases across the country...

  • Growers’ body says anti-Sindh, anti-Pakistan lobbies opposing dams

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) general secretary Zahid Bhurgari has said that anti-Sindh and anti-Pakistan lobbies wanted to destroy the farm sector of the province and the country by opposing plans of building dams while India is building reservoirs on the waters bordering Pakistan...

    If the dams were not built, Pakistan and Sindh would face severe water scarcity and the agriculture sector would be destroyed...

  • Zardari rejects budget as anti-poor, anti-farmer

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has described federal budget for 2015-16 as “anti-poor and anti-farmer” and said the document is devoid even of small steps that could have taken the country closer to equitable distribution of resources and opportunities...

    PPP spokesman Farhatullah Babar quoted Mr Zardari as saying the government seemed to have reneged on its promise to implement the consensus reached...

  • Anti-honour killing, anti-rape bills finally passed

    The Anti-Honour Killing Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 and the Anti-Rape Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 were originally piloted by PPP legislator Sughra Imam and passed by the Senate in March 2015...

    Both parties were not ready to vote for the proposed laws because they considered them to be against the tenets of Islam, though their primary objections were to the anti-honour killing bill...

  • GB police blocks 141 social media accounts for posting anti-religious, anti-state content

    Gilgit-Baltistan police has blocked 141 social media accounts and taken legal action against five people for spreading religious hatred and posting anti-state content online, it was learnt on Friday...

    AIG Hanifullah said that following the monitoring of social media sites, 104 accounts were blocked for posting anti-state content while another 37 were stopped for spreading religious hatred...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Pakistan paid the price for waking up too late

    LONDON: Every World Cup failure for Pakistan sparks a wave of reviews and sackings and the promise of a fresh approach — until the team wins again and all is forgotten...

    Pakistan won four straight matches to finish level on 11 points with New Zealand, but they bowed out of the tournament due to an inferior net run-rate...

  • Pakistan will not support any ‘anti-farmer’ decision at WTO

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not support any policy decision on agriculture that will go against the farmers of developing countries, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 10th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi...

    “Agriculture is of enormous value to Pakistan, which cannot be just measured in dollar terms...

  • Pakistan hands over anti-piracy force’s command to Japan

    ISLAMABAD: Japan has taken over from Pakistan the command of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), the anti-piracy force operating off the coast of Somalia and Horn of Africa under the ambit of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)...

    Pakistan Navy Commodore Asif Hameed handed over command to CTF-151Commander, Rear Admiral Hiroshi, at a ceremony in the CMF headquarters in Bahrain, according to a statement issued by the naval...

  • Pakistan to host Saarc conference on anti-corruption

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will host a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) conference on anti-corruption soon...

    According to the NAB’s spokesman, Mr Chaudhry said: “We are in the process of organising a conference of Saarc countries for promoting cooperation in the field of anti-corruption...

  • Pakistan warned against delaying anti-tax evasion measures

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top tax machinery is delaying honouring its international commitments to prevent tax evasion and the setting up of offshore accounts for stashing ill-gotten wealth...

    The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned Pakistan that it may lose the right to receive information on a reciprocal basis from other 104 signatories if its implementation of the required measures has deficiencies......

  • China hails Pakistan’s anti-terror efforts

    BEIJING: China has reiterated that Pakistan is at the forefront of fighting terrorism and has rendered great sacrifices to achieve this objective...

    “As we have said many times, Pakistan is at the forefront of fighting terrorism, and for many years has been making positive efforts and rendering great sacrifices on counterterrorism,” Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson Hua Chunying said during her press briefing on Thursday...

  • Trump lambastes Pakistan over anti-terror fight

    • US to exercise ‘all options’ to persuade Islamabad: Tillerson • Pakistan vows to continue participating in global efforts; Beijing backs IslamabadWASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD: Hours after US President Donald Trump called upon Pakistan to “demonstrate its commitment to civilisation, order and to peace” and identified the country a safe haven for “agents of chaos, violence and terror”, Islamabad expressed its disappointment on Tuesday over the...

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